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10 Caribbean Foods You Have to Try

From classics like Jamaican jerk chicken and rice n’ peas, to intriguing dishes like Grenadian oil down and Costa Rican rondon, here are ten Caribbean foods you simply must try if you ever get the…

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How To Cut Costs On Excess Baggage

Packing to go away on holiday can be stressful enough in itself, but when it comes to meeting baggage allowance restrictions, it’s often the return flight journey which causes the most problems where excess baggage…

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Apfelstrudel Recipe | Eat Like a Local | Austria

Stepping out of my front door this morning, I was hit with a blast of crisp morning air and blinded by rays of golden sunlight beaming through bare tree branches as a heap of crunchy,…

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Top Tips for Eating Out On Holiday

Going on holiday should be a time to relax and unwind, but if you’re trying to stick to a healthy diet plan, you have unique dietary requirements to cater for, or you’re travelling with fussy…

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Abergavenny Food Festival: an Essential Guide

It’s 1999 in the Welsh market town of Abergavenny, Monmouthshire. Faced with falling consumer confidence in British produce following the BSE crisis (a.k.a ‘mad cow disease’), local farmers, Martin Orbach and Chris Wardle decide to…

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SeaBreeze Hotel Grenada – Grand Anse Beach, St. George’s

Boasting year-round sunshine, low crime rates and pristine white sand beaches – not to mention tonnes of tasty tree-to-bar chocolate, it’s not surprising that the eastern Caribbean island of Grenada and its sister islands Carriacou…

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Stay at the Gateway to the Elan Valley at Ty Morgan’s, Rhayader

Characterised by rolling green hills, rugged terrain and a 73-mile long aqueduct featuring a series of Victorian dams, reservoirs and bridges, the Elan Valley is an awe-inspiringly beautiful part of Wales. I was lucky enough to…

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Mimosa Salad | Eat Like a Local | Russia

You’ve probably sipped on a Mimosa cocktail before, but have you ever heard of a Mimosa salad? This Soviet staple dish is one of many salads that Russian cuisine is so well known for, consisting…

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Llanerch Vineyard – Hensol, Vale of Glamorgan

Nestled among lush green pastures in the small village of Hensol in the Vale of Glamorgan, Llanerch Vineyard is the perfect base for a visit to rural south Wales or to the Welsh capital, just…

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Yellow Split Pea Soup Recipe | Eat Like a Local | Norway

Yellow split pea soup is a classic Norwegian dish, highly popular with families with kids, although equally as popular among adults. In Norway, it is traditional to begin dinner with a hearty soup, and this…

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